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Flute Player 1938 Artist: Reuven Rubin. Moma.org

The Baal Shem Tov and the Boy who Played Flute on Yom Kippur

A Talmudic reading of a Hassidic tale—and vice versa.1

Dr. Menachem Katz
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  1.  A more complete Hebrew version of this article can be found in M. Katz, “The Tale of ‘The Flute’ and the Talmudic Chapter: ‘The Flute,’” Pathways through Aggadah, 7–8 (2004–2005): pp. 45–56 (Hebrew)